Hilton Garden Inn Great Falls
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It was an unseasonal warm Sunday in late November when my girlfriend and I decided to traveled to the "Electric City." This trip had no major goals just spend time, and deliver a birthday card to my brother who lives up there. When we arrived to Great Falls we decided we would check in first,swim, then go to dinner to Fuddruckers.
The check- …
... You'd think we had discovered Victoria Falls.
Early in the evening in hazy weather drove 25 miles south on 15 to Tower Rock. It is a large 400 foot tall formation which Lewis climbed on July 16, 1805, to use as a observation post. We missed the 209th anniversary of his climb by 2 days.
Tomorrow morning drive to Glacier and spend one and a half days in the park.
... They are from Sacremento, CA, and were headed to Minnesota. He is now retired but worked on 'the black box for the space shuttle' for 28 years. They ride a 'trike' - a motorcycle with three instead of two wheels. It's more safe, said Maria, and also you can carry more luggage with you. They have five adult children - four boys and a girl. Good luck to them.
Yesterday I took a hard look at my ...
... that explains the history of the base, from its role in World War II to the present. Displays at the air park include a "Huey" helicopter (which Glen flew in Vietnam), a Stratotanker used for in-flight refueling, a Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile and many aircraft used as fighters and bombers.
We took a short drove outside of Great Falls to a historic Buffalo Jump. This historic Buffalo Jump is thought to be the largest ...
... up the road. If you haven't seen a BMW GS series bike they are really like the swiss-army knife of motorbikes and handle nearly all situations really well.
Anyway, roadworks eventually finished and we pulled off to the side and the older gentlematn on the bike sidles up to us as well. Usual bike interchange is discussed, comments on bikes, the weather, the dirt we just ate etc.... "Oh - by the way - looks like you guys dropped a tube of zip ties back there ...
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